RISMEDIA, May 2, 2011—RISMedia’s Achieve! – Real Estate’s Innovation & Opportunity Conference—will provide the most innovative educational programs and networking opportunities for brokers and agents. Industry experts Joe Clement, Todd Hetherington and Ed Krafchow are among the leading broker panelists who will offer an in-depth look at where the industry is today and where it’s headed in the future during the Opening Session titled: “The State of the Real Estate Industry – Expanding Your Marketshare and Profitability in 2011” at this year’s Achieve! Conference. The session will take place on Tuesday, May 24 from 1:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester County, New York.
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Here’s a more in-depth look at some of the panelists. Look for more profiles in next Monday’s edition of the news.
Joseph Rand is one of the Managing Partners of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, Rand Mortgage, Hudson Abstract and Rand Commercial Services. As Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty’s General Counsel, Rand represents the company, its employees and its 800 agents. His responsibilities include ensuring regulatory compliance, maintaining ethical standards and representing the company and its agents in any legal disputes. Rand is also involved with the company’s extensive new agent and ongoing education and training programs.
Todd Sumney, vice president of marketing at Realty Executives International, has more than 20 years of brand management, positioning and strategic marketing consulting experience. For the past six years Sumney has been utilizing his extensive background to strengthen the Realty Executives brand through a combination of strategy, design and execution in both marketing and technology platforms. Most recently, Sumney spearheaded the design and launch of RE:Connect, a company-wide online and mobile marketing technology platform which has revolutionized the way Realty Executives sales associates are able to market themselves and their listings.
William Ervin is the National Sales Director for the Real Estate Relationship channel at CitiMortgage. His tenured team of sales professionals is responsible for building national and local lending relationships with real estate firms. Over the past seven years, Ervin has worked within CitiMortgage supporting all retail and third party businesses. Prior to 2004, Ervin co-owned a company called Envision that developed presentation tools for the real estate industry. Founded in 1997, Envision developed a multimedia listing presentation for laptops and private branded it with many national and regional companies
In today’s evolving real estate market, achieving success means adapting to change. Don’t miss your exclusive opportunity to learn how adapting the real estate business model can offer new opportunities in this challenging marketplace.
This year’s Conference will also offer an all-new session, emceed by Xplode! Founder and REtechSouth Co-founder, Matt Fagioli. RISMedia and Fagioli have worked in conjunction to develop a progressive session agenda marked by a rapid-fire format where 25-plus real estate experts offer information-packed presentations. This session will provide hands-on strategies for succeeding with video, mobile, social media, search, technology systems and more.
For a complete list of sessions, visit http://rismedia.com/events/leadership-conference/sessions/.
Who Will Attend? Leaders of the real estate community, including Top 5 Members, other leading real estate sales associates, team leaders, leading brokerage owners, economists and a host of related industry visionaries from around the United States.
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